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Will Caarson

Save 20 Percent (or More) on Heating, Cooling Bills

Top Five Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Your Business & Their Benefits By Will Caarson Any businessperson who wants to learn how to save money on their heating and cooling bills—and who doesn’t?—must familiarize themselves with the term, Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, (SEER) as part of an overall strategy to upgrade the energy efficiency of their […]

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Alex Patton

Stats and Graphs Can Lie to You

7 Ways to Avoid Spreading Bad Information  By Alex Patton You’ve probably heard something like this before: A junior manager walks into a meeting and, trying to impress, announces “if the United States would only reduce oil imports from Norway, we could literally reduce deaths of drivers colliding with railway trains…per capita.” “It’s true, I […]

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Kate Zabriskie

A Change Will Do You Good: 9 Steps to Lead Your Team Through Uncertain Times

By Kate Zabriskie If there is one thing about business that doesn’t change, it’s that business will always change! Be it through the advent of new technology, loss of a key employee, new laws that govern the way your industry does business, or even a takeover by another company. No matter what the change may […]

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Jeremy Eskenazi

8 Ways to Secure Top Talent Without Offering More Salary

By Jeremy Eskenazi Hiring in North America has not been this challenging in a very long time. The employment rate is at an all-time high, and top candidates have been able to negotiate great packages for themselves as some get multiple offers. As you start looking for the next superstar to further your company’s goals, […]

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Jill Johnson

Maintaining a Leadership EDGE in Turbulent Times

By Jill J. Johnson  Why is it that some people seem to weather any business storm or crisis without appearing to break into a sweat? How is it that they always seem able to recover from a stumble and move on to even greater success? Are they immune to failure because they have won the […]

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Kate Zabriskie

Why You’re Not Getting the Most from Your Training Dollars and How to Start Getting a Better Return

By Kate Zabriskie Each year, organizations waste thousands of dollars on training that doesn’t deliver what the people who bought it thought it would. Consequently, many of those remorseful purchasers determine that either training has no value to their employees, the training facilitators don’t know what they’re doing, the program designers are out of touch […]

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Rich Horwath

The 3 Disciplines of Strategic Thinking

By Rich Horwath Do you get it? Translation: Are you strategic? How often have you overheard a group talking about a leader and saying, “She/he just doesn’t get it”? Do they say that about you? Well, are you tactical or strategic? Does it even matter? A survey conducted with 400 talent management leaders found that […]

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Jeremy Eskenazi

Job Candidate Ghosting: Three Ways to Minimize the Risk

By Jeremy Eskenazi The Urban Dictionary describes ghosting as “the act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no longer wishes to date.” While dating and interviewing candidates is not the same thing, they are very similar in the early stages and can elicit very similar behaviors. Candidate ghosting is […]

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Jonathan Carson

Is Your Office Air Filter Installed in Error?

Dirty Registers, ‘Popping’ Sounds among Signs You’re Using the Wrong One By Jonathan Carson As a business owner, you understand the need for routine maintenance to protect the equipment you use every day. One of those valuable investments is your HVAC system. Part of your routine may be to change your HVAC filters before winter […]

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Jill Johnson

Build Robust Customer Relationships by Taking a Proactive Approach

By Jill J. Johnson While today’s sales process can appear streamlined and online, it creates complexities and confusion for consumers who have vastly more options in a global marketplace. The internet has blurred traditional sales territories because consumers can now search the world for the products and services they want or need. Finding the right […]